When Trickle Up staff visited Bilasi Murmu, a participant from India, she took some chalk and wrote her name on the wall. Through our local partners, we train participants to sign their names, and they practice in their savings groups when they sign the group's ledger. Here, Shukla shows us how proud she is of finally mastering this important skill!
"While working with the poorest is more difficult and resource intensive, when change does happen it tends t be more significant." Read The Poverty Paradox by Trickle Up's Jo Sanson, and learn why: www.trickleup.org... (Published in InterAction's Monthly Developments September 2012 Issue)
Maria Coc, a Trickle Up participant from Cahabon, in northern Guatemala smiles as she proudly shows us the small shop she set up in her remote village. She sells everyday goods, personal care products, and toys.